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Triple Amazon Kindle Fire Tablets Launch Rumour : Our thoughts

Amazon could be preparing to unveil three Kindle Fire tablets according to rumours that have emerged in Taiwan; two 7-inch models and an 8.9-inch Full HD model (presumably one of them being the replacement of the current Kindle Fire).

Oddly enough the three tablets are said to have three different screen resolutions; 1,026 by 600 pixels (as the current Kindle Fire), 1,280 by 800 pixels and 1,920 by 1,080 for the bigger screen.

The impending launch of more Kindle Fire tablets could be the reason why Amazon has decided to launch only the Kindle Touch rather than the Kindle Fire in the UK.

The tablet sells for $199.99 in the US and would have been a massive hit had it been retailed for around £149.99 in the UK. Amazon may be willing to cut down the bill of materials for the entry level Kindle (which used the same blueprint as the RIM BlackBerry PlayBook).

A 1,280 by 800 pixel resolution point to Amazon using Android Ice Cream Sandwich as the foundation for its next customised tablet platform.

No details have been given regarding pricing and availability. Former rumours have pointed out to a 10-inch Kindle Fire tablets to be released by the end of the year.

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